Children's Hospital Celebrates Grand Opening Of Laplace Pediatric Clinic Saturday
LAPLACE, LA – Children’s Hospital will celebrate the grand opening of its new clinic, Children’s Pediatrics, with a ribbon-cutting Saturday, Sept. 30, at 2840 Airline Hwy., in Laplace, at 10:30 a.m. There will also be an open house from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
“Offering increased pediatric specialty care close to home for our Laplace families has been a goal of Children’s for some time,” said Matt Groninger, vice president, ambulatory services for Children’s Hospital. “This endeavor strengthens our mission to provide comprehensive pediatric care to the residents of River Parishes area.”
The Laplace clinic will feature treatment provided by three pediatricians – Drs. Joanna Buckingham, Mary Hulin and Isabel Remedios, who will offer care to children from birth to 18 years of age.
The clinic will accept all insurance, and should a patient need to see a pediatric specialist, the physicians can refer specialty care in the Children’s Hospital system.
The clinic’s hours will be Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Walk-in appointments will be available.
Saturday’s grand opening celebration will include free hearing and vision testing for children, attendees will be invited to tour the new clinic and there will be kid-friendly activities and refreshments including the opportunity to explore wildlife with Audubon’s Wetland Express Mobile.